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Bed of Green Lentils

1 ts Olive oil
1 c Diced onion
2 tb Chopped garlic
2 c Diced carrots
4 c Dried lentils, preferably Le Puy
2 Sprigs fresh thyme
1 Bay leaf
1/8 ts Ground cloves
Salt and pepper

Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, saute until tender and translucent. Add the carrot and continue to cook, stirring frequently, until lightly carmelized. Add the lentils, thyme, bay leaf, and cloves, and cover with 1" of water. Reduce the heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes, until tender. Add more water as needed. Remove from heat. Season to taste and serve immediately:

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